amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

amfAR plays a vital role in AIDS research, identifying critical gaps in our knowledge of HIV and AIDS, and supporting groundbreaking studies that often lack the preliminary data required by more traditional funders.

breaking news 2

Transplant Patients Show No Signs of HIV

amfAR’s ICISTEM researchers have been unable to find HIV in a pair of stem cell transplant patients who are off ART.


New Grants for Bioengineering Projects

amfAR awards $1.6 million to advance cure-focused research studies using nanotechnology and protein “fingerprinting.”


Stem Cell Transplants and Curing HIV

There are some things about curing HIV that you can only learn from people who have been cured.

research image

amfAR Advances Gene Therapy Cure Study

New grant supports ambitious three-pronged attack on the HIV reservoir.

New Grants Address Critical Research Questions

New Grants Address Critical Research Questions

amfAR has awarded more than $800,000 to advance two critical areas of HIV cure research. (Photo: NIAID)


Let’s Give the Epidemic an Epic Ending

Our goal is to develop the scientific basis for a cure by the end of 2020.